foundation

foundation(
faun
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dey
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shihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (organization)
a. la fundación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The foundation works with children with cancer.La fundación ayuda a niños con cáncer.
2. (basis)
a. la base
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Love is the foundation of a happy family.El amor es la base para una familia feliz.
b. el fundamento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Your argument has no foundation. It makes no sense.Tu argumento no tiene fundamento. No tiene sentido.
3. (act of founding)
a. la fundación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The foundation of this club was in 1812.La fundación de este club ocurrió en 1812.
4. (construction)
a. los cimientos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The ground under the foundation shifted causing it to crack.El suelo debajo de los cimientos se desplazó provocando que se agrietaran.
5. (cosmetics)
a. la base
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Put your foundation on before any of your other makeup.Ponte la base antes de aplicar el resto del maquillaje.
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foundation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (act of founding, institution)
a. la fundación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (basis; of theory, belief)
a. el fundamento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
the rumor is without foundationel rumor no tiene fundamento
3. (construction)
a.
the foundationslos cimientos
4. (fig)
a.
the foundations of modern societylos pilares de la sociedad moderna
5. (university)
a.
foundation coursecurso introductorio or de iniciación
foundation stoneprimera piedra f
6. (make-up)
a.
foundation (cream)(crema de) base f
foundation [faʊnˈdeɪʃən]
noun
1 (act) fundación (f); establecimiento (m)
2 (basis) fundamento (m); base (f)
the story is without foundation la historia carece de fundamento
3 foundations (Archit) cimientos (m)
to lay the foundations also echar los cimientos;of de;
4 (organization) fundación (f)
5 (make-up) maquillaje (m) de fondo; base (f)
modifier
foundation course (n) curso (m) preparatorio
foundation cream (n) crema (f) de base
foundation garment (n) corsé (m)
foundation stone (n) (Britain) primera piedra (f); piedra (f) angular
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